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SDSU Investigating Video of Racial Slur Yelled at Black Resource Center

San Diego State University is investigating a video making the rounds on social media that includes background audio of a group yelling a racial slur while passing the Black Resource Center (BRC) on campus.

The video, posted by Twitter user @rillomoons, shows a woman sitting in her car recording herself when a group driving by in a car yells out the racial slur. The woman says in the video that she is parked on the campus of the school and claims the people who yelled the slur were students.

In a statement, SDSU said a group of men "of different racial/ethnic backgrounds" yelled the slur and directed it toward the BRC.

SDSU is asking anyone with information about the individuals involved to call University Police at (619) 594-1991 or by email at

"SDSU does not tolerate instances of hatred, racism or discrimination. We are taking immediate action by organizing three healing circles to be held on campus this week," the statement said.

For more information about the healing circles, contact the BRC by email at

The university also said it is encouraging students, faculty and staff to reach out for support. Counseling & Psychological Services team members are available at (619) 594-5220. For faculty and staff, the Employee Assistance Program offers confidential support for emotional and workplace issues, among other issues. Information, resources and tools are available online at (Login: sdsu; Password: eap) or by calling 1-800-342-8111.

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